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Mar 20, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >>> it is a big night. the illinois primary. will mitt romney finally get it done? if he wins big, what's next for rick santorum and newt gingrich? >>> and republican budget man paul ryan youth fron"outfront." he says he's open to a trillion ondollars of new revenue. >>> let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight -- pressure is on. polls in illinois close in less than an hour. we are in countdown mode after a couple of bruising weeks on the campaign trail and two major losses to rick santorum, of course in alabama and mississippi. mitt romney has to prove he can seal the deal tonight. 69 delegates in the state. it is the second-largest delegate grab to date. to get to the magic number of 1,144 needed to clinch the nomination, mitt romney needs every win he can get. we'll go through the delegate map in a minute. it is a little more come plifktplifk pli krichlt. >>> can romney made in-roads with traditional evangelicals and tea party supporters? we'll get all that information font from our exit poll. >>> two, will santorum surprise? the latest poll actually shows
Mar 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the etch-a-sketch label is likely to stick to mitt romney. it confirms what most people on the left and right think about him. here is the say. it sums up romney's history in one image. when he needs to win office, he resets the slate, and does whatever is politicly expedient. that is from a website that will support romney in the fall. why does it seem when romney wins a primary, he steps on it with an embarrassing revelation of who he is. he might be able to survive them in march, but not in october. and the case of trayvon martin has raised awareness of the stand your ground laws. the law was signed by jeb bush himself. since going into effect, the rate of justifiable homicides has tripled. >>> how do you get on the wrong side of environmentalist and the drill crowd? you say no to the keystone pipeline, and then you ask for quicker construction of part of it. >>> let me finish with the romney aide that tells us that romney's word is not his bond. we begin with romney's etch-a-sketch problem. we have an msnbc political analyst. and matt viser is new from t
Mar 25, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, capturing 49% of the vote. mitt romney came in a distant second with 27%. newt gingrich's southern roots, it didn't help him in this state. he got just 16% of the vote. ron paul trailed the pack with 6%. louisiana hands out its 20 delegates proportionately, and santorum walks away with half of them. >> thank you very much. you have come through, and come through in a big way. and on behalf of my family, and all the people up here who have gathered with us tonight here in green bay, wisconsin, just let me thank you for making a very clear and crisp statement. and that is that you don't believe as the pundits have said that this race is over. you didn't get the memo that the rest -- [ cheers and applause ] >> but santorum's convincing win in louisiana doesn't do much to change the delicate map. mitt romney has 568 delegates. more than double santorum's count. gingrich has 137. and paul has won just 71 delegates. so a big catch-up game for rick santorum in the weeks ahead. let's go to new orleans right now. mary mat elin, good to see you. i love the bright colors there. does santorum's win,
Mar 19, 2012 2:00pm PDT
this thing? if so, he'll have to start by taking tomorrow's illinois primary. romney is terrified of another upset loss and he spent the day referring to santorum as another economic lightweight. santorum said romney would be like tweeddlum versus tweedlede. should we stay in afghanistan? should we go? romney admitted yesterday he's not ready to take a stand. i guess it's easy to criticize president obama from the cheap seats until they come up with a coherent plan. plus oil consumption is up but it's actually down this year. make no mistake. the obama camp itself is very worried about gas prices and the potential fought this november. it was two years ago this week when president obama signed his health care into law, putting an exclamation point on the most controversial battle in congress. tonight we're talking about congress and brown do for you. i'm talking about scott brown, the senator from massachusetts and his dirty little joke about santorum and contraception. we begin with the battle in illinois. the co-authors of "game change" as well as msnbc political analysts. likely political
Mar 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, but my candidacy doesn't hinge on whether it goes up or down. >> as the primary vote comes in, romney agrees with santorum on the freedom thing. >> i'm wondering where you suggest that the millions of women who receive their health services, such as mammograms, the h.p.v. vaccines go? >> they can go wherever they'd like to go. this is a free society. >> here is the dumbest idea from newt gingrich. we ought to debate on pay per view and charge $10 and it should go to a charity of choice. >> yeah, maybe lincoln will coffer the primary in his land. and the republicans hell bent to phase out medicare and fed cade in their new budget for mini america. >> the penalty's budget is putting us on a path of a debt crisis, of decline and these are the deficits that are in store for america if we stay with the status quo. >> including the debt limits deal the republicans agreed to last year on which they are now reneging. >> people have limits on credit cards. that doesn't mean that you're required to spend up to the limit. >> the killing of treyvon martin by a was want to be cop. >> are you follo
Mar 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
gingrich edged out romney for second place by just under 2,000 votes of the more than 600,000 cast. and just before 11:00 p.m. eastern time, an even tighter race in mississippi was called for santorum who took in 33% of the vote there. newt gingrich and then mitt romney followed with 31% and 30% respectively. and just within the hour, nbc news declared mitt romney the projected winner in the hawaii caucuses. won 40% of the vote, defeating rick santorum by 20 points. good morning, everyone, a live look at time square on this wednesday morning. it's march 14th. welcome to "morning joe." with us onset, we have msnbc and "time" magazine senior political analyst mark haleprin. we have national affairs editor for "new york" magazine john heilemann. "game change" boys. and former chairman of the republican national committee, michael steele. perfect morning to have you all onboard. willie, hello. >> wow. >> a couple of things went down last night. we -- mitt lost to rick santorum and to newt. right? >> third place in both states. >> that's not good, michael. >> not good. and they keep cry
Mar 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
santorum and newt gingrich pounce on a gaffe by mitt romney's aide handing out etch-a-sketches as an example of what they'd say of the front-runner's history of flip-flopping. what does it tell us about romney and the fact he doesn't of get the benefit of the doubt from his own party? it's probably the most coveted endorsement since chris christie's, but jeb bush's backing of romney came in a written statement without the hoopla we've seen before. an endorsement based on reality, not a passion. >>> and hundreds rally in new york for slain teenager trayvon martin as the city commissioners vote no confidence on theirs police chief. still no word on what the shooter has to say in his own defense. it's thursday, march 22, 2012. this is "daily rundown." i'm chuck todd, right to my first reads of the morning, shake it up here. >>> florida governor jeb bush's senate that mitt romney's nomination is inevitable was exactly the message team romney hope would drive the week. instead, the campaign's plans got, well, all shook up thanks to an unforced campaign error. jeb bush's s
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Mar 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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Mar 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
you have for us tonight? >> all right, jimmy, mitt romney and the markets bounce back. good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report" coming to you tonight from washington, d.c. this morning i moderated the business roundtable discussion on the ceo plan for jobs and economic growth. so sizzle story number one this evening. stocks come back thanks to a strong adp jobs report and a weird fed story that somehow they're going to buy more bonds without creating more money. it's all hooey. don't believe a word of it. we break it down in just a moment. sizzle story number two. once again, mitt romney snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with a come from behind razor-thin win in ohio. but he still has a slog of a couple of months. sheer one more sizzle. the new ipad unveiled today. it's hd. it's g4. and it ipaded stocks for everyone but apple. first tonight let's turn to our market panel. maybe we can get rid of all that music that is blasting in my ear. thank you very much. we're going to do some stock market work on today's comeback. joining me now cnbc contribu
Mar 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
romney today, congressman paul ryan. the wisconsin representative says that romney is the right person to beat the president come november. he is also asking the party to rally around the former massachusetts governor. >> i have two criteria i am using to make my decision to vote in our primary tuesday. who is the best person to be president, who will make the best president, and who has the best chance of defeating barack obama. and in my opinion, mitt romney is clearly that person. >> we'll have more on paul ryan's endorsement and what this could mean for romney later in the show. >>> romney also got former president george h.w. bush's endorsement, but it also came with kind of an awkward moment. a reporter asked romney if george w. bush would also be endorsing him, and it put the former massachusetts governor in a little bit of a pickle, especially when bush sr. asked him, has he endorsed you? we'll have the details of that conversation for you a little bit later in "fair game." >>> israel is on high alert as hundreds of thousands of people, mainly arabs and palestinians, are floodi
Mar 16, 2012 8:00pm PDT
pick romney. would gingrich disappearing help santorum or help neither of them. romney pulls ahead in illinois. that pertained not to him but the economy which he improving. gingrich, i got ideas. big ideas. ideas that pay off. >> everywhere we went yesterday people said, you have to stay in the race. you have to talk about big solutions like $2.50 gasoline. >> just charge it to your credit line to tiffany's. promising $2.50 gasoline. >> the next time you hear a politician promising to bring down oil prices, understand it's b.s. >> last night on fox. >> i like alternative energy. i would rather have alternative president. >> good line. >> so for your protection. this morning on fox. >> he keeps on talking about alternative energy. the real thing we need is an alternative president. >> they say you would be stunned if you knew what the government thinks the patriot act let's it do. senators wyden and you udall simmer down under section 215. total recall, the g.o.p. loses it's majority in the wisconsin state senate as one of the targets resigns. and the republican war on women escala
Mar 7, 2012 7:00am EST
are ready to win across this country. ♪ host: the victories were split last night with mitt romney taking his home state, squeezing out a victory in ohio and winning in alaska in virginia. rick santorum wins and north dakota, oklahoma, and tennessee. all candidates vowed to fight on. political observers say none of them will lock up the nomination until possibly may. good morning. it is wednesday, march 7. we will go through the results this morning with all of you and get your thoughts. let's divide the lines by supporters. those in support for newt gingrich -- ron paul -- you can also send us your e- mails, or send us a tweet. you could post your comments on our facebook page. and newt gingrich was able to score a victory in georgia last night, his home state. the biggest delegate prize from super tuesday. the state doles out the delegates proportionately. his win in his home state is the first victory for him since south carolina in june you worry. the former speaker about to bite on lost tight with the southern strategy. >> i want you to know in the morning we're going on to alabama o
Mar 14, 2012 2:00am PDT
the nation that mitt romney is inevitable just collapsed. >> the third place finishes leaving mitt romney with nothing but the math and money and more people doubting that that may be enough as we move on your "early start." >>> good morning everyone welcome to "early start" i'm ashleigh banfield. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. we're bringing you news from a to z, 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> alabama, mississippi, rick santorum a southern sweep. >> a heartbreaking tragedy in switzerland, 22 children killed when a bus crashed in the wall of a tunnel. that bus carrying 46 children, and six adults was returning to belgium after a school ski trip. a total of 28 people died, police are investigating now. >>> prosecutors in alabama plan to seek the death penalty against this woman, accused of literally running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death. the girl was forced to run around the family house for hours as punishment for lying about eating chocolate. >> president obama and david cameron holding formal talks at the white house with the war in afghanistan, iran's nuclear program, syrian crisis and th
Mar 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
this bill. a republican president like mitt romney would definitely sign it. >> definitely, maybe. romney having trouble finding his bearings about this. >> remember what i said? i don't remember what i said. >> foundering much more seriously last night with a question from ohio network news. >> mark rubio is being debated later this week that deals with allowing employers to ban providing female cont cention. vutaken a position. >> i'm not for the bill, but the idea of presidential candidates getting into questions of cont cention in a situation between a man and woman, husband and a wife, i'm not going there. >> he went there last night with an explanation: >> he misunderstood a question specifically about blunt-rubio? even rick santorum wasn't buying that. >> when asked that question his knee jerk reaction was i can't be for that. and then after his consultantas talked to him and oh i didn't understand the question. maybe he did, maybe he didn't. >> he didn't want to maybe. the it is not a popular question: romney
Mar 22, 2012 7:00pm EDT
santorum to call it quits. mitt romney pays courtesy calls to the tea partiers telling them that he and not rick santorum is the conservative candidate to beat president obama. and story three, and another exclusive. ron paul will join us. we will speak with him about rick santorum, mitt romney, keystone oil politics, the gop budget, and much more all of this just minutes away. we certainly will not want to miss that. all right. let us begin, though, with the top story of the day. president obama playing pipeline politics out in cushing, oklahoma. john harwood is joining us now with more. john, is this a change of heart by the president? or did he really, as he says have to wait to do enough environmental checks as he claims and was sort of backed into a corner by republicans? >> well, he was first backed into a corner by environmentalists, brian. i believe the president was intending through his state department to approve that keystone pipeline, then the heat was turned up, he was responding to his political base. so, yes, he was playing politics as republicans are playing politic
Mar 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
-digit lead over romney and santorum in one national poll. another survey has obama leading both republicans in three big swing states. catch these. florida, ohio, and not so much, in pennsylvania. >>> and mind the gender gap. the great frank rich joins us tonight. he says the gop has turned into a stag party. >>> finally, let me finish with a staggering prospect that a 5-4 supreme court could demolish health care, after all that this country put into making it law. we begin at supreme court itself at the building and nbc news justice correspondent pete williams. now the third day, is this another bad day for obama-care, if you will? >> reporter: i think it is, chris. it does seem that all of the justices agree that if the insurance requirement is found unconstitutional, some parts of the law have to go. and they probably all agree that two things would go. one is the ban on insurance companies refusing to give coverage for preexisting conditions and the other is a set of rules on when companies how they can set their rates. now, beyond that, i think the safest part of the law are those furt
Mar 25, 2012 8:30am PDT
romney in the delegate? >> mitt romney might drop out. i'm not suggesting for the press, i'm not suggesting he drop out but if he wants to, i'll certainly accept his resignation. you know, after you've outspent your opponent about 50 to 1 and you still can't put the race away, at some point you might want to say maybe i can't win after all. >> with another win in the deep south rick santorum campaigns in the next key primary state with wisconsin. how well does he have to do in the rest of the primaries to be a serious contender for the nomination we'll ask him. there's breaking news overnight as former vice president dick cheney undergoes heart transplant surgery. we'll have an update. then we'll take a look at the story that is gripping the nation, the shooting of trayvon martin, an unarmed african-american teenager in florida. even the president weighed in this week. >> if i had a son he'd look like trayvon. >> reporter: there's outrage across the country over the florida law that allowed the shooter to go free. does the "stand your ground" law go too far? house republica
Mar 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
where mitt romney is getting absolutely hammered by barack obama. >> yeah. why don't we start there. mitt romney and rick santorum are heading to wisconsin today, kicking off a final campaign push before tuesday's primary. according to the new poll out just this morning, romney has 40% in wisconsin. >> that's good news for romney. >> ahead of rick santorum. in a general election matchup, wisconsin voters favor president obama over both romney and santorum, each by double digits. this lead for the president in wisconsin mirrors numbers this week from other key swing states. this latest poll shows the president topping the republican candidates in the battle ground state of florida. president obama is seven points ahead of romney and 13 points ahead of rick santorum. and in ohio, obama has a six-point lead on romney and seven points on santorum. rick santorum's home state of pennsylvania, even there he loses to president obama by seven points. mitt romney is closer to the president in that swing state, just outside the margin of error. >> mark halperin, it was not so long ago that rep
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Mar 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
on top with 39 percent mitt romney second place with 27 percent and gingrich and paul rounds out the field. louisiana shows 568 delegates halfway needed for the nomination. now let's turn to some of the issues that will define the general election between president obama and whoever the republican nominee is. joining us here in studio is president obama's senior advisor david plouffe. >> during the 2008 campaign, barack obama blamed president bush for the rise in gas prices on his watch. let's watch. >> you know how it is nearly 3. 3.70 a gallon for gas because it has gone down, two and a half times it costs when george bush took office. >> using that logic how responsible is president obama now for gas prices more than doubling since he took office? >> we have gone through this just about every year now. we have been doing this for decades. you see it increase tri annually. we have to do everything we can here to produce oil, natural gas here in this country. we are doing that. production is at an 8 year high, triple the rateses in the field. that's only part of the answer. we h
Mar 22, 2012 10:00am EDT
day. ♪ >>> this has been a very good and a very bad 24 hours for mitt romn romney. he got the endorsement everyone wanted jeb bush. but a top aid suggests that the conservative positions that are leading romney to the nomination, could change as quickly as a 1950s era toy. >> he set a reset button. it's almost like an etch a sketch, you shake it up and you start all over again. >> that was just too good for republican rivals to pass up. >> imagine, had mitt romney been around at the time we were drafting our constitution, he would have just taken it and shaken it up when it appears to be rewrite it. >> every time mitt romney flip-flops to have -- if we're dumb enough to nominate him, we have to accept that in the nomination speech he legal move directly back to the left. >> good to see both of you. it seems almost every time mitt romney, not just a big win, then it gets followed up by a gaft. does it just re-enforce that image of flip-flopper? >> it's been covered to death over the last 24 hours, and you can already predict there will be an etch a sketch ad in the general
Mar 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
have old hands with us this morning. brett o'donnell is back. he advised mitt romney on the presidential primary debates and michele bachmann as well. he's back. we love talking politics. will cain is a contributor to cnn and contributor to the table has gotten bigger. >> i feel far away. >> but close in my heart, will. we get right to our "starting point" this morning which is the race and what happened. it could have gone any way. literally, this would go any way. it was a very tighten race but in the end it was former senator rick santorum who came out with two big wins last night. narrow victories in alabama and mississippi. mitt romney won hawaii and the american is a ho american issamoas. >> the time is now for conservatives to pull together. the time is now to make sure, to make sure that we have the best chance to win this election and the best chance to win this election is to nominate a conservative to go up against barack obama. >> yeah. but the math doesn't work out. in the race for delegate, santorum still trails mitt romney by, you know, li
Mar 21, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >>> and a big night for mitt romney after a decisive 1 -point win, he's setting his sights on louisiana. romney has near ri half the delegates that he needs to secure the nomination. >>> and shocking new ref layings in the shooting death of a florida teenager. the girlfriend of 17-year-old trayvon martin says she was on the phone with him just minutes before he was killed. an now lawmakers are calling his death a murder and a hate crime. >>> in assessing the damage in mexico after a strong earthquake rattled the massive capital all the way to the resort city of acapulco. hundreds of homes were damaged. at least 11 people are injured. luckily no deaths reported there. >>> water rising and raging in texas. take a look at this. the fire department forced to pull a woman from her car that was carried downstream after she ignored a warning and drove around a barrier. severe storms expected to unleash flooding across the south and the plains today. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> we've got breaking news this morning, about 300 police are surrounding an al qaeda suspect right now in france. he's app
Mar 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
romney said that's not the language i would have used. i thought that was a cowardly answer and a test of leadership and one that he failed. >> there are conservatives who say there are people on the left, comedians on the left or entertainers on the left who have said some pretty extreme things, as well, and yet, not a call for politicians on the left to distance themselves from them. >> there's been a coursing of the politics left to right. i don't excuse anybody's inappropriate and in this case vile language whether it's aimed at someone on the left, right, middle. in this case, particularly egregious because it was a young woman not even in politics, just a young law student expressing herself in a public forum. i don't excuse it. there are very few entertainers who swing the weight that rush limbaugh does in the republican party. i think one of the reasons why governor romney and others were so timid in speaking out is because he's the defacto leader of the republican party and to take him on would be to risk your own standing within the party. and so that separates him from the o
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Mar 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
at a polling site in mobile. mitt romney looking to make a breakthrough with southern voters. newt gingrich in desperate need of another win. >> i think that three years ago we sent to washington a message. i think it is time to send a president to washington who can fix things in this country. >> i want to tell you it is a very, very close. we think we have a good chance to win both states. patti ann: rick santorum meanwhile casting himself as the only true conservative in the race and calling on southern voters that he should be the one competing against mitt romney. >> it is very, very clear where this race is headed if the people of alabama and mississippi are willing to step up for us and say we want this to get to a two-person race. we want this to be a race but we have an opportunity not at a convention. bill: in all 84 delegates on the line in those two states and byron york at his post, chief political correspondent, washington examiner. you've canvased the state. what is your sense in alabama? >> good morning, bill. it is an absolute dead heat. we have polls in alabama showing mit
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